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State delegates cautious about weapons control plan
President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to ban assault weapons, limit high-capacity ammunition magazines and require background checks for all gun buyers.
Raw Video: Oscar nominations announced in Calif.
The 85th annual Academy Award nominations for best actor, actress and picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Couple dead in apparent murder-suicide following son's death
Two grieving parents were supposed to lay their son to rest Wednesday, just a few days after he was killed in a car accident.
Oklahoma lawmakers back deal, avoid cliff
Congress’ last-minute deal to avoid a “fiscal cliff” of middle-class tax increases and federal spending cuts isn’t perfect, but it sets the stage for reducing the deficit down the road.
Polar bear trade, hunting spark controversy
The polar bear was a mile away and began running toward the dog sled, quickly closing the distance on the frozen Arctic waters of Canada's Resolute Bay. One of Mark Beeler's Inuit guides released two dogs to distract it while Beeler, a skilled bow hunter, quickly shot three arrows, piercing the animal's heart and lungs.
Will 2013 mark the beginning of American decline?
"A modest man," Winston Churchill supposedly quipped about Clement Attlee, his successor as prime minister, "but then he has so much to be modest about." We should say the same about economists, particularly their ability to forecast anything in a useful and timely manner.
VIDEO: Police say investigation meant to offer victims' families answers
Connecticut State Police says the investigation into Friday's school shooting, which left 20 children dead, is meant to offer the victims' families a clear picture of what lead to the tragedy. But officials warn the process will take time.
'Gee, the traffic is terrific': Holiday travel tips
Holiday travel can get crazy, especially with the expected 93.3 million Americans who will be taking to the road and skies this year.
Newtown massacre leads to security assessments nationwide
Across the region and the nation, questions about safety have become more urgent as parents find themselves looking at their schools in new ways after one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history.
Sex offenders say California law infringes free speech
California sex offenders shouldn't have to turn over their Twitter, Facebook or email account information to police because they have a right to anonymous online speech, privacy advocates told a judge.
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